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The Culinary cast members at Disney Parks and Resorts create unforgettable dining experiences for guests from around the world. Here, you can use your skills in our fast-paced environment in areas ranging from catering to fine dining, and pastry to special events. No matter your role, you’ll work alongside world-renowned Chefs to take any dining occasion or celebration to the next level.

  • Full-time and Part-time Opportunities
  • Laundered chef whites and kitchen shoes. Opportunities for career growth and culinary development.

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Here are some of the top qualities that will help you achieve success in this role:

  • Helpful
  • Detail-oriented
  • Multi-tasker
  • Problem-Solving
  • Team player
  • Focused

Disney gives me all the tools to be successful, and it helps me in my job to teach others what I've learned from the company. It’s given me great opportunities. It’s given me a great career. Just a great company to work for.

- Jay, Chef – Disneyland Resort

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I love working for Disney because of the experiences and opportunities available, being able to work in various roles within the kitchen, as it provides me with many different culinary experiences.

-Crystal,
The Wave at Disney’s Contemporary® Resort

Responsibilities

Job ID 597271BR Location Anaheim, California, United States Business Disneyland Resort Date posted Sep. 26, 2018

Job Summary:

Full Time Pastry Line Cooks could be working at our Pastry teams at the Central Bakery production kitchen or Grand Californian Hotel & Spa. Responsible for execution of all menu categories and specific recipes for all bakery menu items including timing, quality, temperature, portion, and presentation. Will also partner with Front of House to ensure Cast training/knowledge of product ensuring a smooth operation and delivery of exceptional bakery items.

The starting rate for a Pastry Line Cook is $17.60 per hour.
Pastry Line Cook will be eligible for our new starting rate of $18.10/hour effective 1/31/2019.



Responsibilities:

  • Formulates and prepares complex recipes including bakery/pastry recipes and high-end specialty desserts for banquets and fine-dining restaurants
  • Measures and mixes ingredients according to recipe, using variety of kitchen utensils and equipment to prepare desserts and sauces
  • Reads menu to estimate food requirements and procures it from storage
  • Observes and tests food being cooked by tasting, smelling, and piercing to determine that it is cooked
  • Cleans kitchen equipment and practices all HACCP procedures
  • Prepares including but not limited to batter, dough, mixes, specialty breads and brioche
  • Rolls out and portions dough on sheeter according to recipe
  • Validates shape and thickness of product is correct (i.e. Cookies, crusts, beignets)
  • Prepares assorted cakes, pastries and miscellaneous desserts
  • Prepares mixes, mousses, custard filling, cheesecake mix, and ganache
  • Utilizes a mixer, oven and utilizes the following equipment to decorate: Brush, Glaze Sprayer, Stencils
  • May assist Pastry Cook/Head Baker in preparing chocolate show pieces and sugar show pieces


Basic Qualifications:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age to be considered for this role.
  • Experience in culinary field/high volume bakery 2 years
  • Ability to multi task and work in a very fast paced team environment
  • Demonstrates a desire to work in a guest service and team environment
  • Demonstrates passion and enthusiasm for working in the kitchen
  • Strong listening skills and ability to follow direction
  • Must be flexible to work a variety of shifts, including days, nights, weekends holidays and special events

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Culinary Education Degree or equivalent highly preferred
  • Fine Dining Pastry and Dessert Plating Experience
  • Recommendation from school
  • Food Safety Certification or equivalent
  • Bilingual preferred


Additional Information:

Additional Information:
SCHEDULE AVAILABILTY
Our Theme Parks and Resort Hotels operate 24 hours a day, 365 days a year and some shifts may start as early as 5:00am while some may end as late as 3:00am, 4:00am or 5:00am Must be flexible and able to work a variety of shifts including days, nights, weekends, holidays and special events.

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Keyword: DLR CASTING, dlrcasting, DLRCulinary



About Disneyland Resort:

When Walt Disney opened Disneyland on July 17, 1955, he said he hoped it would be “a source of joy and inspiration to all the world.” Since then, the Disneyland Resort has welcomed more than 800 million guests, expanding to become an approximately 500- acre, multifaceted, world-class family resort destination, complete with two renowned Disney theme parks, three hotels and the exciting shopping, dining and entertainment area known as Downtown Disney District. Through a combination of creativity, technology and innovation, the resort brings storytelling to new heights, and Disneyland Resort cast members play an integral part in bringing that Disney magic to life for thousands of guests every day.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc., which is part of a business segment we call Disneyland Resort.

Walt Disney Parks and Resorts U.S., Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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  • Healthcare Coverage

  • 401K/Retirement Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Continuing Education

  • Disney Theme Park Experiences

*Benefits subject to change at any time.

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